This book discusses important recent developments in the theory, concepts and empirical applications of ecological economics and sustainable development. The editors have assembled a fascinating collection of papers from some of the leading scholars in the field of ecological economics.
Topics covered include:
⊂ the contribution of classical economics to ecological economics
⊂ alternatives to the growth paradigm and Gross Domestic Product
⊂ valuation in ecological economics and indicators of natural resource scarcity
⊂ case studies of sustainable development
⊂ critical reviews of the environmental Kuznets curve
⊂ green national accounting.
This will be an invaluable text for scholars, policy analysts and students interested in sustainable development and ecological, environmental and resource economics.